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Entry Level Engineer

RCS Corporation San Jose Full-Time
$80,000.00 - $85,000.00 / year
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Our Client
Our client is a utility specialty contractor with over 20 years of experience working with the nation's largest utility providers, private contractors and developers, municipalities and cooperatives. They specialize in providing turnkey solutions for project of all sizes, and do so with dedication to completing the job on-time while providing the industry’s most innovative safety standards and are driven by a corporate culture of Safety, Integrity, Customer Focus and Employee Empowerment. 

The Field Engineer’s responsibilities will include but may not be limited to: Assisting with the development and execution of project plans & schedules to execute scope safely, efficiently, and cost effectively; Assisting in monitoring project performance (cost, schedule, scope changes, safety, and quality); Identifying resource requirements such as manpower and equipment; assist in ensuring all work is planned, including outages, permits, etc.  Other duties as required to accomplish the objectives of the position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in conducting job reviews, pre-check jobs, verify USA markings.
  • Assist in coordinating customer shutdowns.
  • Assist in investigating customer/3rd party issues pertaining to Contracted Construction projects.
  • Support the Project Management Supervisor and/or assigned Project Manager with daily routine issues regarding construction of jobs.
  • Assist in preparation of proposals, change orders and the estimation process.
  • Assist in close out of estimate, post-construction checks, complete as-builts, and review contractor invoices.
  • Maintain project databases, working files, field binders, field tickets, etc.
  • Preparation and generation of routine reports and correspondence; some involvement in preparing more complex reports.
  • Support the assigned Project Manager with daily routine issues regarding construction of jobs.


  • Exceptional interpersonal communication, presentation, and writing skills.
  • Strong computer literacy. 
  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to multi-task are essential. 
  • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to organize and prioritize work. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent combination of related education and experience. 
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License
  • Knowledge of advanced functions of Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project, Power Point, and Internet Explorer.
  • Ability to read and understand civil, architectural, structural, mechanical plans and specifications as they relate to electrical and/or other utility work.
  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills with great ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail required executing tasks.
  • Well organized, team player, professional, and energetic. 
  • Authorization to work in the US without restriction. 

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.

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RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  RCS recruits top talent for direct hire and contract staffing positions, as well as provides customized and responsive payroll services. Recruiting specialties consist of Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology and Business Professionals.

Since 1994, RCS has expanded its reach into 40+ states and is well-positioned to service employers, employees, and candidates across a variety of disciplines.  Our emphasis is on excellent work ethic, accountability, transparency, effective communication and safety.

We are a team of passionate people who strive for continual growth and innovation. Our employees and clients are our most valuable assets. This, coupled with our ability to listen and immediately respond to our clients’ and employees’ needs, has been the basis for our success.

Opportunities for direct hire and contract assignments are updated daily on www.rcscorporation.com.

RCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. RCS provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, veteran or marital status.

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